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Swedish Special Forces preparing to head to Mali

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Sweden is preparing to deploy about 150 special forces to support the French-led Operation Barkhane in Mali. The Special Forces are getting ready to participate...

Swedish troops going to Mali

Sweden’s government decided to send troops to Mali to join French-led Special Forces fighting militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State in the...

Some Stena Impero crew released

Iran released seven of 23 crew of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero seized earlier in July, Sweden’s foreign minister said. The Swedish-owned Stena Impero was...

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans

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Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in...

Joint training strengthens peacekeeping in Mali

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Currently, a team of nine officers from Sweden and Finland is in Timbuktu, Mali. The team is called “Nordic Defence Cooperation Mobile Training Team”,...

DR Congo doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize

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Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist...

DR Congo not helping with UN monitor murder investigation – Sweden

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Swedish prosecutors accused Democratic Republic of Congo's government of not co-operating with the investigation into the murder of a Swedish UN sanctions...

Saab sees further increases in defence spending internationally

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"In large parts of the world we are seeing further increases in defence spending and bigger investments in civil security than before,"...

Botswana still evaluating its fighter jet options

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is still evaluating its options regarding the acquisition of new fighter jets, in spite of Botswana's President...

Sweden ready to assist with investigation of UN deaths in DRC

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Sweden's prime minister paid tribute to a United Nations worker who died in Democratic Republic of Congo, saying those responsible must be...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...